An elective course that can be used in CTE pathways
The content is Standards-Based, Peer-Approved Curriculum, uses standards from CTE, ISTE, and SEL, is STEM.org accredited, and is peer-reviewed. Gaming Concepts courses guide students to explore careers and learn skills they will need beyond high school. With Mental Health Moments embedded into lessons, Gaming Concepts also focus on three mental health determinants: self-efficacy, life skills, and self-esteem.
Students will learn
The language of the live environment
Preparation and script writing
Lead-ins, teasers, and timing
Using multiple personas
Teamwork between multiple roles
Privacy and consent
Equipment needed and setting the scene
Advanced OBS with cameras, transitions, filters, and plugins
Creating promotional materials
Ethics of advertising in esports and shoutcasting
Mental Health Moments
0.5 credits (90 h)
Level 1: Battlecasters
Starting with an introduction to shoutcasting and its fundamentals, casters will delve into the language, lingo, and equipment required for live shoutcasting. Additionally, students will gain insights into the necessary training and education for success in the industry.
Level 2: The Cast
Casters will explore the roles within shoutcasting, understanding their unique responsibilities and contributions. They will learn how to develop a professional persona and navigate multiple personas when required for different shoutcasting engagements.
Level 3: Scriptcraft
This unit focuses on the art of crafting compelling shoutcast content. Throughout the unit, students will discover that everyone has a unique story to tell and learn how to harness the power of storytelling to create impactful and memorable shoutcasts.
Level 4: Digital Nexus
In this unit, students will explore advanced techniques in shoutcasting production. They will learn how to use multiple cameras effectively in OBS, utilize images to enhance production value, and master the intricacies of transitions, filters, and plugins to create visually appealing shoutcasts. Students will also explore various career opportunities in the field, understanding how to align their passion for shoutcasting with their unique personality traits for a successful career.
Level 5: Esports Amplified
Casters will investigate the professional and business aspects of shoutcasting. They will learn strategies for navigating team conflicts and factors to consider when working with teams in the shoutcasting industry. They will also explore the various production functions involved in shoutcasting and the importance of maintaining integrity in their roles.
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